DigitalOcean Managed Postgres missing libprotobuf-c necessary for postgis vector tile support

April 15, 2019 495 views
PostgreSQL Ubuntu 18.04

Hello DigitalOcean!

Loving the Managed Postgres service and its Postgis support. One issue we’ve encountered, though, is Postgis is not compiled with libprotobuf-c. This library is necessary to serve vector tiles directly from Postgres, an awesome new feature added in Postgis 2.4 (

Is there any way to have this added soon?

Currently, Managed Postgres 11.2 returns ERROR: Missing libprotobuf-c when the query uses an MVT function.

1 Answer

Hey friend,

While I cannot make any promises myself, I have ensured that this feedback has been reviewed by the relevant internal team :)


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